Nouns denoting natural phenomena

breaking point
the degree of tension or stress at which something breaks
 
boundary layer
the layer of slower flow of a fluid past a surface
 
mechanical phenomenon
a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects
 
systolic pressure
the blood pressure (as measured by a sphygmomanometer) during the contraction of the left ventricle of the heart
 
crystallization
the formation of crystals
 
amperage
the strength of an electrical current measured in amperes
 
thermoelectricity
electricity produced by heat (as in a thermocouple)
 
angular acceleration
(physics) the rate of change of the angular velocity of a rotating body
 
rebirth
after death the soul begins a new cycle of existence in another human body
 
cross-link
a side bond that links two adjacent chains of atoms in a complex molecule
 
ice fog
a dense winter fog containing ice particles
 
potential
the difference in electrical charge between two points in a circuit expressed in volts
 
digenesis
alternation of sexual and asexual generations
 
atmospheric electricity
electrical discharges in the atmosphere
 
strong gale
wind moving 47-54 knots; 9 on the Beaufort scale
 
glow
a steady even light without flames
 
beam
a group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation
 
particle beam
a collimated flow of particles (atoms or electrons or molecules)
 
magnetic line of force
a line of force in a magnetic field
 
conductance
a material's capacity to conduct electricity; measured as the reciprocal of electrical resistance
 
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